Will there be a feature release any time soon to disable alerting/monitoring of motion sensor when the alarm is ste in disarmed mode?
I agree. We just installed ours last week. I am constantly get text notifications that there were movement in rooms when the alarm is set to DISARMED. I have recently tiurned off the Motion Alerts and that solved that problem. But like the IP stated, why is there not a place to enable/disable monitoring of those devices when the mode is set to DISARMED?
It's a straigt forward concern that you should understand if you know your product. It's very anoying to say the least that you have the system disarmed and to still be getting motion alerts on your phone. There is the option which allows you to select which sensors that you want to monitor in home & armed mode. Even if you deselect the motion sensors and leave just the door contacts, you keep getting alerts. It feels like there is a feature which does not work as it is supposed to. It just doesn't make sense to have to bve receiving alerts when your alarm is not in monitored mode. I've had basic alarms which disabled this. I should not have to go in an manually disable receiving alerts each time. Please improve on this!!!
For me, it does NOT make sense to have motion sensor alerts on at all, ever, because when in away mode, my alarm system is monitoring them and will alert me if the alarm goes off, along with the reason...I don't also need a motion detector alert in this situation. Keep it simple.
@DonC is exactly right. This is an obvious feature that is logical and necessary.
If the system is disarmed...
Having it detect you or your family's motion adds no good security benefit, wastes the battery, and creates too many unnecessary events.
It really depends on where you put the motion sensor. If you are like most families, in a main area is most-likely where it's going.
If you have it setup in a garage or some room that doesn't get many motion events, it might make sense to want to know about all motion in that area.
This needs to be a feature within the app - disable motion detection when system set to "Disarmed".
I completely agree that having motion alerts on your phone go off in "Disarmed" mode is stupid and a waste of battery. I just moved and purchased this Ring security system and do like it with the exception of the motion detector. I have uninstalled the motion and will not use it unless they fix this issue. I had Xfinity Home Security at my old house and at least they gave you the option not to have motion active while disarmed. The only time I want motion on is when I set it to away mode
I assume that the people of "Ring" do not read these forums, because if so, I think they would have made the update by now.
Actually, with the new app update, it looks like they added this feature to allow you to set the motion alerts and monitoring more spedifically when in Home or Away mode.
For us, we went into the Mode Settings in the specific motion detector and was able to select how we wanted the motion to detect. In the new app update, you can select the motion to arm and monitor in both home or away mode.
This is what we wanted to achieve as now we have more options in how we wanted the motion sensor to alert and monitor. Thanks Ring for listening and always improving!